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Best Destinations for Weddings in Mexico

Best Destinations for Weddings in Mexico

Planning any wedding is stressful. There are, it seems, a million questions and decisions that all need your attention at any given time. Cake tastings, dress fittings, flower choices (OK, these ones are quite fun), seating arrangements, the in-laws (to be) and the menu for the reception, but the most important is undoubtedly the where and when of your big day. If you’ve decided on a destination wedding because you would like to be married on the beach then we can tell you that Mexico is a one of the best destinations for weddings! The only question is… which coast will you be married on? The Caribbean or the Pacific? They both have great features, and if it’s only the beach part that’s really important then it doesn’t really matter which side you pick – just see which venue you like best. For those who are a bit more discerning, however, there are a few more considerations to take into account when choosing weddings in Mexico. For example, if you have a lot of friends …

Honeymoon to Cancun Diving Certification

Honeymoon to Cancun Diving Certification

Making Cancun your honeymoon destination can be like hitting two birds with a single stone.  After going through the stressful months of preparing for your wedding, it’s now time to give yourself a break and what a better way of spending your honeymoon by having it in the beautiful city of Cancun.  Aside from everything a honeymoon to Cancun offers due to the Caribbean destination’s rich culture and stunning attractions, it’s an opportunity for learning the craft of diving. There is something really special about learning something new with your partner on your honeymoon; and diving is a skill that will enrich your life together and is a great first step as Mr. and Mrs. Diving Certification in Mexico With a coastline extending over 7,000 miles and with waters teeming with abundant marine life, Mexico is the perfect place for you to learn the rudiments of diving; and what better time than on your honeymoon to Cancun?  Just imagine swimming alongside your new spouse and shoals of colorful fish, corals and other aquatic creatures that …

Best Honeymoon Advice

The Best Honeymoon Advice

Your honeymoon, it pretty much goes without saying, is unlike any other vacation you ever have or ever will plan – people will ask about it for years to come, for one thing. For another, you’ll want to be able to answer them with excitement, enthusiasm and plenty of fond memories. You want to have the honeymoon of your dreams, and we’re here to help you make sure that you remember your honeymoon for all the right reasons. Here’s a list of our best tips and hints when it comes to booking your honeymoon. Plan your honeymoon in advance If you take no other advice to heart we’d recommend you listen to this piece; do not leave booking your honeymoon to the last minute otherwise you may be disappointed. Once you have decided upon your honeymoon destination with your spouse you should start researching the best flights, resorts and packages right away. Put your destination on alert on comparison websites and start checking places like TripAdvisor for the best activities and restaurants in the area. …

Best Bachelor Party in Cancun

Best Bachelor Party in Cancun

When you start to countdown the days and weeks left of living the life of a bachelor before your wedding, you really should celebrate in style. What better way to wave goodbye to your single status than by spending some time in a place famed for fun and entertainment in the sun: Cancun. Some may choose the upbeat cities of Las Vegas or the modern city life of Paris, but Cancun has its own charm for a bachelor party vacation.  The bustling city of Cancun and nearby Riviera Maya are great places to consider; they have everything in place for a great bachelor party: entertainment options, outdoor adventures, a vibrant nightlife and the best beaches in Mexico. Why choose Cancun for your Bachelor Party Vacation? Cancun, with its Caribbean coastline of fabulous white sand beaches, promises a stay full of fun-filled activities. The sunny destination is located on the Yucatan Peninsula’s northeast coast and is becoming a very popular choice for bachelor party vacations. Further south, stretching from Playa del Carmen down to Tulum on …

Intimate Cancun Weddings on your Terrace

Not all Cancun weddings have to be the grand Hello! magazine affair; in fact, more and more people are opting to quietly elope, seeking more elegant venues than those offered by Las Vegas yet wanting to avoid the crowds and focus on what really matters in a marriage: your partner. That is why at Villa del Palmar Cancun our creative wedding planners offer a whole range of Cancun wedding services, from grand fiestas on the beach with event tents, DJs, big bands and the like, to totally private Cancun weddings that take place on Villa del Palmar Cancun’s pier just the two of you, or on the terrace of your suite. Getting Married on Your Terrace in Cancun The most suitable suites to choose for a private terrace wedding at Villa del Palmar Cancun are from the Luxury Residences range, in particular the Three Bedroom Master Residences and the Penthouses, as they boast extensive wraparound terraces, which can be decorated to your liking with flowers and other beautiful details, where you can hold your ceremony …

Photo Opportunities: Cancun Weddings and Romance

Nowadays with Instagram and Facebook making our every move a photo opportunity, it is harder to make the photographs of our most cherished moments stand out from the rest. At Villa del Palmar Cancun we have the solution for our guests with the option of a professional photo shoot as well as a host of different locations that will make your Cancun wedding photographs and romantic snapshots all the more incredible. Cancun Weddings One of the many reasons that couples choose to have their Cancun wedding at Villa del Palmar Cancun Luxury Beach Resort & Spa is because of the amazing photo opportunities on site. With so many different locations to choose from, your wedding photography is guaranteed to capture the beauty and uniqueness of your wedding in Cancun. Expert wedding planners at Villa del Palmar Cancun can recommend a variety of different photographers to match your specific budget or you are free to invite your own. Professional Photo Shoot for Romance Villa del Palmar Cancun also offers a special photo shoot package that is …

Symbolic Rituals for Weddings at Villa del Palmar Cancun

Symbolic Rituals for Weddings at Villa del Palmar Cancun

At the Villa del Palmar resort in Cancun there are memorable moments around every corner. From the stunning resort grounds and beaches to the modern and luxurious facilities, you can be sure that you’ll never be disappointed for your destination wedding in Cancun. It’s very easy to be caught up in the atmosphere of this wonderful resort, and this is why it makes the perfect wedding venue. But did you know that Villa del Palmar Cancun’s professional wedding coordinators can help you to make your big day even more special with a range of symbolic rituals that will “up” the romance and wow factor of your wedding in Cancun? What’s more they’ll help you with all the little details so you can avoid getting too stressed out on your big day! Take a look at some of the symbolic rituals for weddings you might wish to include in your destination wedding ceremony in Cancun. Unity Candle The Unity Candle ritual is perhaps one of the most popular symbolic additions to your wedding available and is …

South Asian Wedding Certification for Our Senior Event Planner

South Asian Wedding Certification for Our Senior Event Planner

Over the last five or so years, Cancun has become a leader amongst tropical destinations for South Asian weddings worldwide, and one of the most popular locations in Mexico for Hindu, Sikh, Gujarati, Punjabi, Jain, Sindhi, Persian and Arabic weddings, amongst others. To meet the growing demand for such specialized destination weddings that can last anywhere from three days to fifteen, Villa del Palmar Cancun’s senior event planner, Karina Peña attended a three day course this past July to certify in South Asian weddings. South Asian Weddings – Indian, Persian, Arabic Having previously hosted a number of beautiful South Asian weddings at the Villa del Palmar resort in Cancun, including Persian, Arabic and a number of different Indian tradition weddings, Karina was able to extend her knowledge of the various rituals, ceremonies and decorative requirements that are customary to the different types of South Asian weddings. South Asian Wedding Institute The wedding certification, authorized by the Cultural Center at the Indian Embassy, was held in Cancun in July 2015 by the South Asian Wedding Institute, …

Getting married legally in Cancun

Getting Married Legally in Cancun, Mexico

Is the idea of getting married legally in Cancun a daunting thought? Do you assume that getting married legally in Cancun as a foreigner is going to be difficult because of the laws and the language barrier in Mexico? Or perhaps you have heard that there are many procedures and paperwork involved, like blood tests and other hoops to jump. This blog post is sure to set your mind at rest! At Villa del Palmar Cancun weddings, you can put all those fears and questions to one side and rest assured that getting married legally in Cancun, Mexico will be a piece of (wedding) cake! Getting Married Legally at Villa del Palmar Cancun Unlike many hotels and venues in Mexico, Villa del Palmar Cancun can offer you full wedding services, including making the legal part of your wedding in Cancun as simple as though you were at home (or as near as) without having to leave the resort to fill out paperwork and perform the necessary blood tests. The expert and charming wedding planners at …

Mayan Bounding Ritual

Best Cancun Weddings – Mayan Bonding Ritual Package

In recent decades, couples have been looking to put a distinct twist on their wedding plans, opting for unique ceremonies rather than following the common traditions.  With this new trend comes the popularity of symbolic ceremonies and destination weddings.  Flocking to foreign lands, brides and grooms head out in search of a wedding experience unlike any other. At Villa Del Palmar Cancun, a stunning up-scale resort in the midst of the Mexican Caribbean, professional wedding planners are breaking the mold on conventional marriage ceremonies by offering unique wedding packages that turn ordinary wedding plans into something extraordinary. Cancun weddings take on a whole new charm. Mayan Bonding Ritual Package in Cancun Make memorable moments at Villa Del Palmar Cancun with our Mayan Bonding Ritual Package, which includes a symbolic ceremony held on the resort’s white sand beach or at the nearby Mayan ruins.  This intimate ceremony, in keeping with ancient Mexican tradition, allows couples to mark their Cancun wedding with a deeper spiritual significance.  Throughout the ceremony, the bride and groom, in the company of …